Volume 375, Number 3, September 2001
|Page(s)||1062 - 1064|
|Section||Planets and planetary systems|
|Published online||15 September 2001|
Relativistic effects in the solar EOS
A helioseismic forward analysis
Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania, Città Universitaria, 95123 Catania, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia dell'Università, Sezione Astrofisica, Città Universitaria, 95123 Catania, Italy e-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Corresponding author: A. Bonanno, email@example.com
Accepted: 14 June 2001
We study the sensitivity of the sound speed to relativistic corrections of the equation of state (EOS) in the standard solar model by means of a helioseismic forward analysis. We use the latest GOLF/SOHO data for , 1, 2, 3 modes to confirm that the inclusion of the relativistic corrections to the adiabatic exponent computed from both OPAL and MHD EOS leads to a more reliable theoretical modelling of the innermost layers of the Sun.
Key words: Sun: interior / Sun: oscillations / equation of state
© ESO, 2001
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.